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OSQR Staff
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Marquea King, Ph.D.
Office of Scientific Quality Review
Office Director & Program Coordinator
marquea.king@usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-3283

Linda Daly-Lucas
Office of Scientific Quality Review
Program Analyst
linda.dalylucas@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-3282

Michele Shaw
Office of Scientific Quality Review
Program Analyst
michele.shaw@usda.gov
Phone: (301) 504-3282

Scientific Quality Review Officer (SQRO) is the collateral duty senior scientist responsible for the professional scientific oversight of the peer review process. Specifically, the QA/QC of project plans, panel operations (technical editor), enforces Agency policy and requirements regarding the peer review process, and oversees the transmittal of peer review recommendations as well as their certification. This individual generally serves a 2-year term.

Todd J. Ward, Ph.D.
Office of Scientific Quality Review
Scientific Quality Review Officer
Director - National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research 
todd.ward@usda.gov
Phone: (309) 681-6394

Contact Information
USDA, Agricultural Research Service
Office of Scientific Quality Review
Building 3, Room 2240
5601 Sunnyside Avenue
Beltsville, MD  20705-5142
Voice: (301) 504-3282
Fax: (301) 504-1251
E-mail: osqr@ars.usda.gov